Govt to bring Immigration Bill by next session

The government is planning to prepare an Immigration Bill before the next session of Parliament, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

Kerala seeks special flight to bring back nurses

Kerala on Friday urged the Centre to immediately arrange a special flight for passage of the Indian nurses who had left strife-torn Libya to neighbouring Tunisia to come back home.

India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report

The new Indian government is likely to ask Sri Lanka to issue commercial licences to its fishermen to operate around the northern Kachchativu islet, a media report said today ahead of External Affairs Minister G L Peiris` visit to New Delhi.

Families give info about 156 people from Haryana stuck in Iraq

Families in Haryana have so far informed the state government about 156 people who are stranded in Iraq, even as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday assured Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda that all of them and others stuck in the Gulf nation were safe.

Sushma Swaraj to pay 3-day visit to Dhaka from June 25

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will undertake a three-day visit to Bangladesh from June 25 during which she is likely to meet the top leadership of that country.

Sushma Swaraj takes charge as External Affairs Minister

Sushma Swaraj took charge as India`s new External Affairs Minister.

Out-of-the-box thinking required for new world order: Khurshid

Salman Khurshid pitched for out-of-the-box thinking to give birth to a new global order which could effectively deal with various key challenges facing the world.

Khurshid to visit Philippines, Singapore next week

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will visit the Philippines and Singapore next week to strengthen India`s ties with the two nations and discuss regional and international issues.

India, Pakistan not at `resumed talks` stage: Khurshid

Making it clear that India and Pakistan are not at a stage where they can resume dialogue, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said recent incidents on the LoC are "upsetting" and are not conducive to the normalisation of ties.

No plans to cancel China visit: Salman Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said that as of now there was no plans to cancel his visit to Beijing in wake of Chinese incursion in Ladakh.

Manish Tewari refuses to comment on Azam Khan`s accusation

Union Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday refused to comment on UP Minister Azam Khan`s charge that External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid had hatched a "conspiracy" to defame him outside India.

Salman Khurshid`s Saudi Arabia visit postponed

The two-day visit of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid to Saudi Arabia from Saturday has been postponed due to "unavoidable reasons", official sources said.

Nothing illegal about my stay in the Nilgiris: Khurshid

Salman Khurshid on Thursday dismissed the controversy over his stay in a private resort in the Nilgiris, saying there was nothing illegal about it.

Awesome to be External Affairs Minister: Khurshid

A smiling Salman Khurshid on Friday said it was "awesome" to be the Minister of External Affairs.

Khurshid would be valued partner: US

Newly appointed External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid would be a "valued partner" for India-US relationship, a top American official said.

Let`s not look back in rear view mirror: Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Khaleda Zia, who arrived on Sunday for a week-long visit, was the first foreign dignitary to meet newly-appointed Salman Khurshid as External Affairs Minister.

Salman Khurshid: Lawyer-politician with a gift for words

The 59-year-old Khurshid, a lawyer by training, takes over as India`s External Affairs Minister.

Cabinet reshuffle: Krishna resigns; Soni, Wasnik offer to quit

External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Friday quit the Union Council of Ministers, just two days ahead of the scheduled Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday.

More Passport Seva Kendras

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna will approach the Union cabinet for expanding the network of Passport Seva Kendras (PSK) in the country.

Krishna heads to Tajikistan to boost ties

Against the growing strategic importance of Eurasia and Central Asia, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Monday headed to Tajikistan.